India condemns Israeli attacks in Gaza

December 30th, 2008 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India Monday condemned the Israeli attacks in Palestine saying it was “disappointing” to note that the use of “disproportionate force” has resulted in a large number of civilian casualties in Gaza. A statement by the ministry of external affairs said: “This continued use of indiscriminate force is unwarranted and condemnable.”

“It is disappointing that the use of disproportionate force was resulting in a large number of civilian casualties one one hand and escalating violence on the other.

“The government of India urges utmost restraint so as to give peace a chance as the peace process may well get derailed irreversibly by Israel’s attack in the Gaza Strip and continued violence,” the statement said.

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